Preference will be given to those candidates with a degree, diploma, or certificate in child care or related field. At a minimum, candidates must have completed 20 hours coursework in the field of child care (Responsible Adult course).
Must be 19 years of age with a valid first aid certificate and proof of compliance with provincial TB regulations. A criminal record check will be conducted.
Experience in out-of-school care or another child care setting is an asset.
This is a very hands-on position involving direct supervision of grades K – 3 children daily. Staff must be able to fully immerse themselves in the children’s play while ensuring a safe, healthy and nurturing environment.
The children engage in arts & crafts, baking & cooking, organized games & sports, weekly outings and free play daily. Staff must be prepared not only to participate in these activities, but to plan and implement them as required. Active participation with the children in both group and one-on-one situations is a must.
Staff will be expected to maintain positive and supportive relationships with families as well.
Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 7:30 – 9:15 / 2:00 – 6:00. Approximately 30 hours per week. Eight hours per day on all non-instructional days and during seasonal breaks. Starting salary is $21.28/hour. After 3 months employee is entitled to benefits, which include EHB, dental and pension plan.
Lord Tennyson Out-of-School Care has been providing care to families in Kitsilano for more than 40 years. We have an active program, a great work environment and a dynamic staff team.
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